Literacy Texas Executive Director Steve Banta has announced his retirement, effective Q1 2024.
From Ernest Lewis III, Literacy Texas Board President:
“On behalf of the Literacy Texas Board, I would like to thank Steve for his commitment and tremendous contributions to Literacy Texas and the literacy field.Under his leadership, Literacy Texas is well positioned to continue serving as a resource for literacy organizations dedicated to assisting adult learners thrive in education, the workplace, and in their communities. We wish Steve well and express our heartfelt gratitude for his service.”
“It has been an absolute honor to lead Literacy Texas for the last four years. I want to thank my board of directors for supporting me on this journey, and all of the people who I’ve had the pleasure to work with along the way.I offer a special thanks to Mahalia Baldini and her staff at the Texas Workforce Commission for their support and guidance. Also, to Kathryn Bauchelle, my colleague at Literacy Texas, who raised the bar and helped shape the organization you see today. Addressing the needs of the adult low literacy population in Texas will be an ongoing challenge. I’m proud that Literacy Texas is well positioned for the future.”
The Literacy Texas Board is working with Jose Villareal to undertake an executive search. The job description for the Executive Director role is posted here, and you can contact Jose at [email protected] with questions about the position.